Netherlands

Ex-Muslim Attacked In Netherlands

OORBURG, THE NETHERLANDS—Ehsan Jami, the chairman of the committee for ex-Muslims, will be given extra security. The national anti-terrorism coordinator's office, the public prosecution department and the police decided during a meeting on Monday that "additional measures" are necessary for the protection of the 22-year-old Labour PvdA council member in Leidschendam-Voorburg. A spokesperson for the office of the national anti-terrorism coordinator (NCTb) reported this on Monday when asked. The extra measures are being implemented because Jami was attacked and beaten in Voorburg last weekend. No further details about the extra security measures are being released. Jami did not want to...

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A Matter Of Time Addicted To Crime

UESTION: From my third floor concrete and brick bunker I had briefly hoped that this Rushdie Knighthood situation would have grown more legs by now and become as widespread as the Danish Cartoons. Any reason why it hasn't? ANSWER: Give them a little more time, it takes a while for them to get worked up into a lather. After the industrial strength Mohammed cartoons posted in the Jyllands-Poston in September 2005, it took 2 weeks before an estimated 3,500 Muslims in Denmark conducted a somewhat peaceful protest. Leadership had been caught flat-footed, so it took a while to incite enough...